Rate this program @ The DXZone  

DXView presents a world map, upon which beam headings, stations you spot, the sun's position, and the solar terminator are continuously displayed.  A PC running Windows 95, 98, NT, 2000, XP, Vista, 7, or 8 is required; both 32-bit and 64-bit flavors of Windows are supported.  DXView is free, and contains no advertising. Commercial use is expressly forbidden.

Given a amateur radio callsign, callsign fragment, or prefix, DXView displays

  • the associated DXCC entity

  • translations for amateur radio words and phrases for languages used in that entity

  • local time

  • latitude/longitude, gridsquare, and distance in miles or kilometers

  • the DXCC entity's continent, CQ zone, and ITU zone

  • short path and long path beam headings

  • current and upcoming Gray-Line openings

  • DXing award progress (if DXKeeper is running) 

  • Sunrise and sunset times for the next 30 days

  • Upcoming grayline openings

  • participation in Logbook of the World

  • Authenticity Guaranteed membership in eQSL.cc

Commands and aligns the following rotator controllers, allowing you to select a short-path or long-path with one click: 

Supports two antennas aimed by the same rotator with different alignments

Comprehensive Online Help


Displays real-time data on a world map

Displays boundary overlays for

  • Continents

  • CQ zones

  • ITU zones

  • ITU regions

Double-clicking on the world map

  • sets DXView's current location to the closest spot

  • sets your transceiver to the appropriate frequency and mode (if Commander is running)

  • initializes a log entry (if DXKeeper is running)

  • prepares for one-click QSL-route queries (if Pathfinder  is running).

Optionally interoperates with DX Atlas, an electronic world atlas that

  • offers rectangular, azimuthal, and global projections

  • is resizable and zoom-able

  • displays auroral maps

Optionally interoperates with Google Earth, an electronic world atlas that offers a spherical projection that is resizable and zoom-able

Transatlantic 6m Sporadic E Opening




Displays country maps

  • more than 250 DXCC entities

  • accessible via a single mouse-click

Access to DXView

Information about DXView


European 6m QSOs


Prefix-to-entity mapping archives







If you have questions or suggestions, please post them on the DXLab Discussion Group.

North American 6m opening, 2013-05-04


Translations when an Vatican callsign is activated with the user's native language set to English:

Translations when an Vatican callsign is activated with the user's native language set to Japanese:

Translations when a Cameroon callsign is activated with the user's native language set to Norwegian:

Other members of the DXLab suite of free amateur radio software: